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adjective as in held


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Because insects are small and readily available and can easily be kept in the classroom or at home, as insect researchers we believe they are ideal for teaching children about nature, which can in turn get them excited about science.

Bluepoint Games has created what I believe is the ideal PlayStation 5 launch game.

I believe this wine would be a fine partner to a holiday meal, but if it is overshadowed by others, don’t fret.

When doctors opened his chest, Hayes said they couldn’t believe he walked into the hospital.

He believed he could learn positivity the same way he did a playbook.

Eating disorders, researchers believed, were essentially more severe forms of disordered eating.

Drugeon survived an airstrike last year and is believed to be still at large, officials have said.

That officer believed my fair-skinned son was white, according to the traffic citation I examined.

However, we have just had a necessary wake-up call that all is not as secure as we believed.

The Castros are the latest in a long line of despots he believed he could negotiate with.

Primo de Rivera, who believed the rebellion to be fast on the wane, shipped back to Spain 7,000 troops.

While this reaction lasted he laughed away the evidence, and honestly believed he was exaggerating trifles.

Will it be believed—practically none, not more than twenty in the whole island!

However, we believed them; so a part of them went ahead of us, part behind, and some in the barque with us.

His heart now beat high with hope, for he believed that he was about to realise his ancient dream.

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On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to believed, such as: adhered, clutched, controlled, defended, detained, and gripped.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.